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Patricia Johnson, AuD, Shares What to Know About Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids

October 17, 2022

Dr. Patricia Johnson was interviewed by WRAL about what individuals should know about over-the-counter hearing aids. Though this new option offers more people the opportunity to acquire hearing aids, a prescribed hearing aid is specifically tuned and shaped for the patient and can offer a better solution.

Two Doctor of Audiology Students Receive Sertoma Scholarships

August 15, 2022

Doctor of Audiology (AuD) students Sydney Stoter and Jenna Van Bosch were awarded Sertoma’s Communicative Disorders Scholarships. The awards are funded by the Sertoma Annual Fund and are given to high-performing graduate students pursing advanced degrees in audiology or speech-language pathology from institutions in the United States. These scholarships, worth $1,000 each, are awarded each … Read more

Celebrating the Careers of Dr. Jackson Roush and Dr. Linda Watson as They Retire

July 5, 2022

The Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences and Department of Allied Health Sciences recently celebrated the careers of Dr. Jackson Roush and Dr. Linda Watson as they both enter retirement. Both Roush and Watson have been instrumental parts of the division for more than 30 years and have contributed greatly to their fields, colleagues, students, … Read more

Dr. Sofia Benson-Goldberg’s Award-Winning Work Improves Readability for CDC’s COVID-19 Documents

May 4, 2022

Sofia Benson-Goldberg, a recent doctoral graduate of the Department of Allied Health Sciences’ Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, received an Impact Award from The Graduate School earlier this year thanks to her work in improving readability for the CDC’s COVID-19 documents targeting adults with extremely low literacy skills, including those with intellectual and developmental … Read more

Featured Alumna: Jordan Lupton, SLP

March 18, 2022

Jordan Watford Lupton is a North Carolinian through-and-through. She grew up in Thomasville and received both her undergraduate and master’s degrees from UNC-Chapel Hill. Lupton earned her Master’s in Speech and Hearing Sciences in 2006 from the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, which is a part of the Department of Allied Health Sciences located … Read more

Lindsey Byom, PhD Receives NIH Award for Research Surrounding Traumatic Brain Injuries and Communication

March 8, 2022

Lindsey Byom, PhD, CCC-SLP and assistant professor in the division of Speech and Hearing Sciences within the Department of Allied Health Sciences, has received a K23 award from the NIH, National Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. The career development award is patient-focused and specific to clinical research – recipients must hold some type of clinical … Read more

Recent Doctoral Graduate Sofia Benson-Goldberg Receives 2022 Impact Award

January 31, 2022

Each year, The Graduate School honors graduate students in programs across campus for their powerful discoveries that contribute to a better future for people and communities in North Carolina. Sofia Benson-Goldberg’s work has focused on improving readability for COVID-19 documents from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.